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Buddhist perspectives on free will : agentless agency?

Author: Rick Repetti
Publisher: London ; New York Routledge 2017
Series: Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy, 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Repetti
ISBN: 9781138950344 1138950343
OCLC Number: 968274029
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XXV, 213 Seiten
Contents: Introduction Rick Repetti1. Why the Buddha Did Not Discuss `the Problem of Free Will and Determinism' Christopher W. Gowans 2. Why There Should Be a Buddhist Theory of Free Will Rick Repetti3. Uses of the Illusion of Agency: Why Some Buddhists Should Believe in Free Will Charles Goodman 4. Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose: Freedom, Agency and Ethics for Madhyamikas Jay Garfield 5. Negative Dialectics in Comparative Philosophy: The Case of Buddhist Free Will Quietism Owen Flanagan 6. Free Will and the Sense of Self Galen Strawson7. What Am I Doing? Susan Blackmore8. Freedom from Responsibility: Agent-Neutral Consequentialism and the Bodhisattva Ideal Christian Coseru 9. Free Will, Liberation and Buddhist Philosophy Marie Friquegnon 10. Buddhism and Free Will: Beyond the `Free Will Problem' B. Alan Wallace11. Degrees of Freedom: The Buddha's Implied Views on the (Im)possibility of Free Will Martin T. Adam12. Buddhist Paleocompatibilism Mark Siderits13. Shifting Coalitions, Free Will, and the Responsibility of Persons Ben Abelson14. Psychological versus Metaphysical Agents: A Theravada Buddhist View of Free Will and Moral Responsibility Peter Harvey 15. Emotions and Choice: Lessons from Tsongkhapa Emily McRae 16. Grasping Snakes: Reflections on Free Will, Samadhi, and Dharmas Karin Meyers 17. Agentless Agency: The Soft Compatibilist Argument from Buddhist Meditation, Mind-Mastery, Evitabilism, and Mental Freedom Rick Repetti
Series Title: Routledge studies in Asian religion and philosophy, 18.
Responsibility: edited by Rick Repetti.


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`This is an outstanding collection on an undertheorized, but fascinating, set of topics: Buddhist accounts of agency, free will, and moral responsibility (among others). The editor's introduction is Read more...

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